National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Chicago Seasonal Temperature, Precipitation, and Snow Rankings

Temperature: Spring Summer Fall Winter
Precipitation: Spring Summer Fall Winter
Snow: Spring   Fall Winter

CHICAGO SPRING SNOW RANKINGS
SPRING (MARCH - MAY)

Seasonal Snow Amounts
Normal is 6.8 inches

***Smallest to Greatest Official Chicago Snow Data from 1885 - 2018***

T 1994   4.5 2001   8.5 1952
T 1997   4.7 1905   8.6 1940
0.1 1908   4.7 1959   8.8 1967
0.3 1985   4.7 1987   9.0 1906
0.3 2012   4.8 1953   9.1 1942
0.4 1921   4.8 1978   9.3 1928
0.4 1939   4.9 1986   9.4 1890
0.4 1946   5.1 1889   9.7 1920
0.7 1929   5.1 1935   9.9 1891
0.9 1927   5.1 1937   10.1 2003
1.0 1898   5.2 1895   10.2 1983
1.0 1945   5.2 1955   10.3 1948
1.1 1949   5.3 1907   10.4 1900
1.3 1914   5.3 2007   10.5 1977
1.4 1918   5.4 1894   10.5 2013
1.4 1958   5.4 1963   11.0 1919
1.4 1990   5.5 1885   11.3 1932
1.6 1893   5.5 1916   11.7 1941
1.6 2000   5.5 1957   11.8 1897
1.6 2011   5.6 1888   11.9 1924
1.8 2010   5.7 2006   12.2 2002
1.9 1988   5.8 2018   12.4 1984
2.0 1979   5.9 1896   12.6 1961
2.1 1917   5.9 1901   12.7 1992
2.2 1902   5.9 1991   13.4 1947
2.2 1976   6.2 1887   13.7 1912
2.2 2004   6.3 1950   13.7 2014
2.3 1981   6.5 1923   14.0 1960
2.5 1968   6.6 1933   14.3 1904
2.8 1922   6.6 1973   14.5 1975
2.9 1886   6.7 1969   15.6 1971
3.1 1892   6.8 1936   15.8 1980
3.1 1925   6.9 1910   16.4 1938
3.1 1989   7.0 1913   17.5 1993
3.2 2005   7.1 2015   18.2 1999
3.6 1915   7.3 1934   18.4 1964
3.6 1995   7.3 1951   18.9 1972
3.7 2016   7.3 1962   19.8 1931
3.9 1903   7.4 1899   20.1 1954
3.9 1956   7.4 1911   21.6 1930
3.9 1996   7.8 2017   22.3 1965
4.0 1966   7.9 1944   24.9 1982
4.1 1909   7.9 2008   28.5 1970
4.1 1974   8.1 1943   29.7 1926
4.2 2009   8.2 1998